from Monday, June 19, 2017 (8:00 AM) to Friday, June 23, 2017 (9:00 PM)
IFT (Madrid)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 20, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Jun 22, 2017
Jun 23, 2017
9:30 AM
Registration (until 10:00 AM) (Main Hall)
10:00 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Main Auditorium)
10:00 AM Gravitational Wave Observations and Implications - Barry Barish (Caltech)   (Main Auditorium)
10:30 AM Recent LHCb results on hints for New Physics - Fernando Martinez Vidal (IFIC - University of Valencia and CSIC (ES))   (Main Auditorium)
11:00 AM --- Coffee ---
11:30 AM The quest for New Physics at the Intensity Frontier - Paride Paradisi   (Main Auditorium)
12:00 PM Massive Neutrinos circa 2017 - Prof. Concepcion Gonzalez-Garcia (YITP, Stony Brook and ICREA, U. Barcelona)   (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM Large field inflation: Recent progress and observational predictions - Andrei Linde (Stanford University)   (Main Auditorium)
10:00 AM Finding our way to new physics - Veronica Sanz   (Main Auditorium)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM New Physics Results at the LHC from ATLAS - Stephanie Majewski (University of Oregon (US))   (Main Auditorium)
11:30 AM New Physics at the LHC from CMS - Santiago Folgueras (Purdue University (US))   (Main Auditorium)
12:00 PM The State of Supersymmetry - Nathaniel Craig   (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM
Plenary (until 10:30 AM) (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM The mildly non-linear regime of structure formation - Matías Zaldarriaga   (Main Auditorium)
10:00 AM B-mode observations: BICEP/Keck Results and Future Challenges - John Kovac   (Main Auditorium)
10:30 AM
Poster Session / Coffee (until 11:00 AM) ()
11:00 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Main Auditorium)
11:00 AM New applications of gauge/gravity duality - Johanna Erdmenger   (Main Auditorium)
11:30 AM The many faces of Conformal Bootstrap - Alessandro Vichi (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Main Auditorium)
12:00 PM The quest for the axion - Andreas Ringwald (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY)   (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM The undead 2 TeV diboson excess - Juan Antonio Aguilar Saavedra (LIP Laboratorio de Instrumentacao e Fisica Experimental de Part)   (Main Auditorium)
10:00 AM Symmetry in Quantum Gravity and Other Swampland Constraints - Hirosi Ooguri   (Main Auditorium)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM The Weak Gravity Conjecture and Scalar Fields - Eran Palti   (Main Auditorium)
11:30 AM Singularities in General Relativity - Slava Mukhanov   (Main Auditorium)
12:00 PM The path forward with LIGO - Zsuzsa Marka   (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM
Plenary (until 12:30 PM) (Main Auditorium)
9:30 AM A model of a non-singular, cosmological bounce and the cosmological constant problem - David E. Kaplan   (Main Auditorium)
10:00 AM Dark Matter: Hints and Prospects - Graciela Gelmini   (Main Auditorium)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM Future Collider Physics Under the Higgs Lamppost - Tao Han (University of Pittsburgh)   (Main Auditorium)
11:30 AM Halo independent limits on dark matter properties - Alejandro Ibarra   (Main Auditorium)
12:00 PM (Un)Naturalness, Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and the Vacuum - Nima Arkani-Hamed   (Main Auditorium)
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:30 PM
Plenary (until 5:00 PM) (Main Auditorium)
2:30 PM Topological origin of dynamical chiral symmetry breaking in QCD and in gravity - Georgi Dvali   (Main Auditorium)
3:00 PM Ultra-light axion dark matter - Lam Hui   (Main Auditorium)
3:30 PM --- Coffe ---
4:00 PM Inflation in String Theory and Quantum Gravity - Gary Shiu   (Main Auditorium)
4:30 PM Anti-D3 brane induced geometric inflation - Renata Kallosh (Stanford university)   (Main Auditorium)
6:00 PM
Welcome reception (until 8:00 PM) ()
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:30 PM
Parallel I (until 4:00 PM) (Red Room)
2:30 PM Large Galaxy Surveys for cosmology - Eusebio Sanchez (CIEMAT)   (Red Room)
2:45 PM Measuring Non-Gaussianity in Galaxy Surveys: A New Window on the Universe - Mr Johnathan Hung (DAMTP, Cambridge)   (Red Room)
3:00 PM Cosmological Imprints of the Ultra-Large Scale Universe - Dr Jonathan Braden (University College London)   (Red Room)
3:15 PM Cross-tests of CMB features in the primordial spectra - Spyros Sypsas (FCFM, Universidad de Chile)   (Red Room)
3:30 PM Non-Gaussianity as a Particle Detector - Hayden Lee (University of Cambridge)   (Red Room)
3:45 PM The cosmological constant problem and gravity in the extreme infrared - David Stefanyszyn   (Red Room)
2:30 PM
Parallel II (until 4:00 PM) (Grey Room 2)
2:30 PM Phases of axion inflation - Wieland Staessens (Instituto de Fisica Teorica IFT UAM-CSIC)   (Grey Room 2)
2:45 PM Inflation and Attractors from Nilpotent Kaehler corrections - Dr Marco Scalisi (KU Leuven)   (Grey Room 2)
3:00 PM Inflation and dS vacua in type IIA strings on rigid Calabi--Yau manifold - Yuki Wakimoto (Tokyo Metropolitan University)   (Grey Room 2)
3:15 PM Microscopic constraints for de Sitter uplifts in String Theory - Ander Retolaza (DESY)   (Grey Room 2)
3:30 PM Kahler moduli stabilization in magnetized orbifold models - Keigo SUMITA   (Grey Room 2)
3:45 PM Multi-field alpha attractor in fundamental theory - Yusuke Yamada (Stanford University)   (Grey Room 2)
2:30 PM
Parallel III (until 4:00 PM) (Grey Room 1)
2:30 PM Lepton Number Violation and the Baryon Asymmetry of the Universe - Heinrich Päs (TU Dortmund)   (Grey Room 1)
2:45 PM Fermion number violating effects in low scale leptogenesis - Shintaro Eijima (EPFL)   (Grey Room 1)
3:00 PM The minimal fermionic model of electroweak baryogenesis - Daniel Egana-Ugrinovic (Stony Brook University)   (Grey Room 1)
3:15 PM Gravitational wave, collider and dark matter signals of a singlet scalar electroweak baryogenesis - Marek Lewicki (University of Warsaw (PL))   (Grey Room 1)
3:30 PM Electroweak monopoles and the electroweak phase transition - Suntharan Arunasalam (University of Sydney)   (Grey Room 1)
3:45 PM The production of Axion-like particles via primordial magnetic fields - Kohei Kamada (Arizona State University)   (Grey Room 1)
2:30 PM
Parallel IV (until 4:00 PM) (Blue Room)
2:30 PM Where to look for Supersymmetry - Sven Heinemeyer (CSIC (Madrid, ES))   (Blue Room)
2:45 PM Confronting SUSY models with LHC data via electroweakino production - Victor Martin-Lozano (BCTP / Uni Bonn)   (Blue Room)
3:00 PM Searches for electroweak production of supersymmetric gauginos and sleptons with the ATLAS detector - Fabio Cardillo (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg (DE))   ()
3:15 PM Inclusive searches for squarks and gluinos with the ATLAS detector - Baptiste Abeloos (Universite de Paris-Sud 11 (FR))   (Blue Room)
3:30 PM Search for electroweak production of supersymmetry in CMS - Santiago Folgueras (Purdue University (US))   ()
3:45 PM Update on R-Parity violation at the LHC - Dr Manuel E. Krauss (Bonn University)   (Blue Room)
2:30 PM
Parallel V (until 4:00 PM) (Audio Room)
2:30 PM LFV Higgs decays in low-scale seesaw models within the mass insertion approximation - Ernesto Arganda (IFLP - CONICET/UNLP)   (Audio Room)
2:45 PM The Zee model: connecting neutrino masses to Higgs lepton flavor violation - Dr Juan Herrero Garcia (CoEPP, University of Adelaide)   (Audio Room)
3:00 PM SMASH, a simple extension of the SM to address dark matter, inflation, baryogenesis, the strong CP-problem and neutrino masses - Dr Guillermo Ballesteros (University Paris-Saclay)   (Audio Room)
3:15 PM E_6-extended SUSY trinification - Jonas Wessén (Lund University)   (Audio Room)
3:30 PM Probing Non-holomorphic MSSM via precision constraints, dark matter and LHC data - Prof. Utpal Chattopadhyay (IACS, Kolkata)   (Audio Room)
3:45 PM Cosmological implications of unification with D-parity - Urjit Yajnik (IIT Bombay Mumbai India)   (Audio Room)
4:00 PM --- Coffee ---
4:30 PM
Parallel I (until 6:00 PM) (Red Room)
4:30 PM Primordial Black Holes from Critical Higgs Inflation - Prof. Juan Garcia-Bellido (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)   (Red Room)
4:45 PM Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter from Axion Inflation - Dr Francesco Muia (University of Oxford)   (Red Room)
5:00 PM Primordial black holes in multi-field inflation models - Masahiro Kawasaki (The University of Tokyo)   (Red Room)
5:15 PM Tests of Gravity Using Supermassive Black Holes - Jeremy Sakstein (University of Pennsylvania)   (Red Room)
5:30 PM Dynamically Determining the Weak Scale from Inflation - Dr Tevong You (University of Cambridge)   (Red Room)
5:45 PM Can cosmological relaxation be reconciled with high reheating temperature? - Dr Toyokazu Sekiguchi (IBS-CTPU)   (Red Room)
4:30 PM
Parallel II (until 6:00 PM) (Grey Room 2)
4:30 PM Backreaction in Axion Monodromy, 4-forms and the Swampland - Irene Valenzuela (MPI Munich)   (Grey Room 2)
4:45 PM What is the Magnetic Weak Gravity Conjecture for Axions? - Philipp Henkenjohann (University of Heidelberg)   (Grey Room 2)
5:00 PM Weak gravity conjecture and black hole puzzles - Pablo Soler (ITP Heidelberg)   (Grey Room 2)
5:15 PM A Chern-Simons Pandemic - Miguel Montero (Utrecht U.)   (Grey Room 2)
5:30 PM Bubbles of Nothing and Supersymmetric Compactifications - Kepa Sousa   (Grey Room 2)
5:45 PM --- - ---
4:30 PM
Parallel III (until 6:00 PM) (Grey Room 1)
4:30 PM Study of dark matter physics in the non-universal gaugino mass scenario - Junichiro Kawamura (Waseda University)   (Grey Room 1)
4:45 PM Halo substructure and implications for dark matter annihilation signals - Miguel Sánchez-Conde (Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University)   (Grey Room 1)
5:00 PM Latest results from XENON100 electronic recoil modulation - Dr Mohamed Lotfi Benabderrahmane (New York U., Abu Dhabi)   (Grey Room 1)
5:15 PM The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) Experiment - Dr Francisco Neves (LIP - Coimbra)   (Grey Room 1)
5:30 PM Dark Matter at High Nuclear Recoil - Prof. Adam Martin (University of Notre Dame)   (Grey Room 1)
5:45 PM Novel Method for Detecting Ultralight Dark Matter - Hajime Fukuda (The University of Tokyo)   (Grey Room 1)
4:30 PM
Parallel IV (until 6:00 PM) (Blue Room)
4:30 PM Higgsino Dark Matter at Collider - Satoshi Shirai (Kavli IPMU)   (Blue Room)
4:45 PM Standard Model Higgs results from CMS - Milos Dordevic (Vinca Institute, University of Belgrade)   (Blue Room)
5:00 PM Exploring Extended Scalar Sectors with Di–Higgs Signals: A Higgs EFT Perspective - Tyler Corbett (University of Melbourne)   (Blue Room)
5:15 PM Constraining Z' widths from pT measurements in Drell-Yan processes - Juri Fiaschi (University of Southampton)   (Blue Room)
5:30 PM Search for New Phenomena in Dijet Events with the ATLAS Detector at sqrt s = 13 TeV - Benjamin William Allen (University of Oregon (US))   (Blue Room)
5:45 PM GAMBIT: The Global and Modular BSM Inference Tool - Tomas Gonzalo (University of Oslo)   (Blue Room)
4:31 PM --- -- ---
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:30 PM
Free afternoon (until 6:00 PM) ()
7:00 PM
Walking tour (until 9:00 PM) ()
12:30 PM --- Lunch ---
2:30 PM
Parallel I (until 4:00 PM) (Red Room)
2:30 PM Quenching preheating by light fields - Olga Czerwińska (University od Warsaw)   (Red Room)
2:45 PM Constant-roll inflation - Dr Hayato Motohashi (IFIC/ CSIC-University of Valencia)   (Red Room)
3:00 PM Inflation with dissipation and metastability - Prof. Alessio Notari (Universitat de Barcelona)   (Red Room)
3:15 PM Effective field theory of inflation in Lifshitz regime of gravity - Dr Yuko Urakawa (Nagoya university)   (Red Room)
3:30 PM On the robustness of renormalized Higgs inflation - Dr Javier Rubio (ITP Heidelberg)   (Red Room)
3:45 PM Solitons, bounces, and tunneling with non-canonical kinetic terms - Dr Adam Solomon (University of Pennsylvania)   (Red Room)
2:30 PM
Parallel II (until 4:00 PM) (Grey Room 2)
2:30 PM Rethinking Time at the Big Bang - Ms Elizabeth Gould (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and the University of Waterloo)   (Grey Room 2)
2:45 PM Holography for spin-2 fields in rotating black holes - Masoud Ghezelbash (University of Saskatchewan)   (Grey Room 2)
3:00 PM Supersymmetry in dynamical M-brane systems - Dr Kunihito Uzawa (Kwansei Gakuin University)   (Grey Room 2)
3:15 PM The UV structure of Horava gravity - Mario Herrero Valea (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH))   (Grey Room 2)
3:30 PM Special Relativity from Soft Gravitons - Prof. Mark Hertzberg (Tufts University)   (Grey Room 2)
3:45 PM On the vacuum structure of F-theory compactifications - Hajime Otsuka   (Grey Room 2)
2:30 PM
Parallel III (until 4:00 PM) (Grey Room 1)
2:30 PM A Systematic Effective Operator Analysis of Semi-Annihilating Dark Matter - Andrew Spray (CoEPP, University of Melbourne)   (Grey Room 1)
2:45 PM Well-tempered n-plet dark matter - Mr Ronan Ruffault (LUPM)   (Grey Room 1)
3:00 PM Testing the WIMP paradigm at future experiments - Giorgio Arcadi (MPIK Heidelberg)   (Grey Room 1)
3:15 PM How light a higgsino or a wino dark matter can become in a compressed scenario of MSSM - Dr Manimala Chakraborti (University of Bonn)   (Grey Room 1)
3:30 PM Solving anomalies with Dark Matter - Patrick Tunney (King's College London)   (Grey Room 1)
3:45 PM Angular Momentum of Dark Matter Black Holes - Prof. Paul H Frampton (University of Salento)   (Grey Room 1)
2:30 PM
Parallel IV (until 4:00 PM) (Blue Room)
2:30 PM The Belle II experiment: status and Physics prospects. - Dr Mario Merola (University of Naples and INFN)   (Blue Room)
2:45 PM Diagnosing new physics in $b \to s$ transitions - Avelino Vicente (IFIC - CSIC / U. Valencia)   (Blue Room)
3:00 PM A model of loop induced $Z'$ coupling explaining $B\to K^{(*)}\ell^+ \ell^-$ anomalies and dark matter - Dr Takaaki Nomura (KIAS)   (Blue Room)
3:15 PM Hidden sector behind the CKM matrix - Yuji Omura (KMI, Nagoya University)   (Blue Room)
3:30 PM Special Grand Unification - Naoki Yamatsu (Kyoto Sangyo University)   (Blue Room)
3:45 PM Non-thermal gravitino production after large-field inflation - Dr Takahiro Terada (KEK)   (Blue Room)
4:00 PM --- Coffee ---
4:30 PM
Parallel I (until 6:00 PM) (Red Room)
4:30 PM Baryon Asymmetry and Gravitational Waves from Pseudoscalar Inflation - Dr Kai Schmitz (Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (MPIK))   (Red Room)
4:45 PM Does the detection of primordial gravitational waves exclude low energy inflation? - Dr Tomohiro Fujita (Kyoto Univ.)   (Red Room)
5:00 PM Gravitational waves at aLIGO with a scalar singlet - Csaba Balazs (Monash University)   (Red Room)
5:15 PM Probing inflationary primordial black holes for the LIGO gravitational wave events - Dr Kyohei Mukaida (Kavli IPMU)   (Red Room)
5:30 PM Gravitational waves from cosmological domain walls in the Standard Model with nonrenormalizable operators - Tomasz Krajewski (University of Warsaw)   (Red Room)
5:45 PM Baryogenesis from Primordial Magnetic Helicity - Andrew Long (University of Chicago)   (Red Room)
4:30 PM
Parallel II (until 6:00 PM) (Grey Room 2)
4:30 PM Einstein-Yang-Mills- Dirac Systems from the Discretized Kaluza-Klein Theories - Kameshwar C Wali (Syracuse University)   (Grey Room 2)
4:45 PM Point Particle Effective Actions - Markus Rummel   (Grey Room 2)
5:00 PM Towards a non-perturbative approach to the Hierarchy problem - Andrey Shkerin (EPFL)   (Grey Room 2)
5:15 PM The Power of Series - Gabriele Spada (SISSA)   (Grey Room 2)
5:30 PM Quantum scale-invariant effective potentials - Mr Paweł Olszewski (University of Warsaw)   (Grey Room 2)
5:45 PM Asymmetric CFTs and GSUGRA - Michael Fuchs (MPI Munich )   (Grey Room 2)
4:30 PM
Parallel III (until 6:00 PM) (Grey Room 1)
4:30 PM GUT inspired SUSY scenarios: Dark Matter versus LHC searches. - Mario E. Gomez (Universidad de Huelva)   (Grey Room 1)
4:45 PM SIMPs with Vector Mediators - Alexander Natale (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)   (Grey Room 1)
5:00 PM The muon g-2 and dark matter in the MSSM at 100 TeV - Matthew Talia (University of Sydney)   (Grey Room 1)
5:15 PM Effect of CP violation in the singlet-doublet dark matter model - Dr Tomohiro Abe (Nagoya University)   (Grey Room 1)
5:30 PM Breit-Wigner resonance in cosmology - Bohdan Grzadkowski (University of Warsaw)   (Grey Room 1)
5:45 PM Asymmetric thermal-relic dark matter - Dr Iason Baldes (DESY)   (Grey Room 1)
4:30 PM
Parallel IV (until 6:00 PM) (Blue Room)
4:30 PM Status of Two-Higgs-doublet model with LHC 13 TeV data - Debtosh Chowdhury (INFN, Roma)   (Blue Room)
4:45 PM Predictive 2HDM as a low energy effective theory - Dr Ipsita Saha (INFN, Roma 1)   (Blue Room)
5:00 PM Searches for extended Higgs sectors with the CMS experiment - Dr Luca Pernie (Texas A&M University)   (Blue Room)
5:15 PM Phenomenology of Composite 2-Higgs Doublet Models - Ms Emine Yildirim (University of Southampton)   (Blue Room)
5:30 PM Resonances and loops: scale interplay in the Higgs effective theory - Juan José Sanz-Cillero (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)   (Blue Room)
5:45 PM Higgs mass prediction from the cosmological constant running - Blazenka Melic (Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb)   (Blue Room)
8:30 PM
Social dinner (until 11:30 PM) (Restaurant "Pedro Larumbe ")
12:30 PM
Closing (until 12:45 PM) (Main Auditorium)
12:45 PM --- Lunch ---